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23 Jan Tussilago

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/84763962"][vc_column_text].[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of my favorite .. genres? i don't even know if its considered a genre or just "an awesome approach that someone can decide to take" is using a real story or interview, with a real person telling it, and animating whatever comes to...

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17 Jun Travelogue Tel Aviv

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/425216489"][vc_column_text]I love videos that leave you with feelings, impressions, and ideas, as opposed to always taking you down the linear path of a story. I have a lot of respect for the writers and directors (often the same person) of these pieces, taking such...

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17 Jun Idle, Torrent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/310781983"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This feels like a soundscape-y version of what Jackson Pollack might have made if his tools were maybe aftereffects and a wacomm instead of paint and canvas. I don't really know WHAT this is, but i really like it. I like the balance, the...

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30 Apr Tintin (original)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP0ImPft3Rw"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is the opening title sequence for the 1991 - 1992 animated TV series of 39 x 30 minute episodes which was co-produced by France and Canada. The series used traditional animation techniques and adhered closely to the original books, going so far as...

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30 Apr When the Day Breaks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rIBbhymIzw"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]There is so much good work coming from the National Film Board of Canada, i admire it so. This is one of my favorite shorts ever.  I love everything about it, its two quirky Alberta-loving Directors, I love the look of it achieved by...

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30 Apr The Quinte Hotel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/91436902"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is Director Bruce Alcock's take on Canadian poet Al Purdy's poem "At The Quinte Hotel", which tells the story of a man's experience at the bar. The video is experimental, playful and imaginative. Say its creators of the process used to make this:...

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30 Apr The Gift

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOFeSM1E2F0"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]A simply executed, relatable story about love with a beautiful score. Director Julio Pot used Toon Boom to bring this to life a frame at a time.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="100px"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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30 Apr Coldplay “Strawberry swing”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3pJZSTQqIg"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I can (and have) watch this over and over and over. This 2009 stop motion music video was directed by Shynola, which is the collective name of a group of three London-based visual artists: Chris Harding, Richard Kenworthy and Jason Groves. The song manages...

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30 Apr Blank on Blank : Stephen King

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA2kzmoAsnk"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]One of my favorite ways to use animation is to create a visual narrative behind real audio. It is done often, and sometimes famously .. such as the Oscar winning short "How I Met the Walrus" with a revived piece of audio from John...

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30 Apr Press Pause Play – Seth Godin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/22950788"][vc_column_text]Im a big fan of using animation to liven up interviews, and in some cases I can’t imagine how else to share information, exposition, or backstory without it. PressPausePlay is a documentary about the digital revolution and how it has impacted creativity, talent and...

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